Is Maths Art?

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Sometimes, the results of maths are sure beautiful — pretty charts, say, or wonderful visualisations. But can maths itself, those long complex equations, be art too?

This video explores a new study which suggests that maths can be perceived as a beautiful in certain parts of the brain. Obviously it depends a little on the brain in question — but we’re guessing plenty of you can find the beauty hidden in algebra. Right? [YouTube]